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LOCAL ROUNDUP: Yuba football moves to 2-0 with win over Cabrillo

The Yuba College football team upped its record to 2-0 on the young season with a 22-9 victory over Cabrillo on Saturday night in Aptos.

  • icon Updated: September 09

Recent Headlines

Sunday 12/11/2016
They'll be back: Huskies are primed to reload and make another title run
Updated: December 16, 2016 - 3:22 pm

OAKDALE — When Sutter High's football team saw its season come to an end in a heartbreaking 17-13 loss to Sierra of Manteca in last year's NorCal Regional Bowl Game, there was a ton of optimism for what the next season would have in store.

They'll be back: Strong senior class has put the Spartans on the football map
Posted: December 11, 2016

HAYWARD — Over the past three seasons, the East Nicolaus High football team has experienced a string of success that has catapulted it to the top of the Mid-Valley League and Northern Section Division IV standings.

Sunday 12/04/2016
Bowl matchups set for Sutter, East Nicolaus
Posted: December 04, 2016

Two local prep football teams are going to be hitting the road this weekend.

Wednesday 05/25/2016
Defending champ Yuba City knocked out in semifinals by Christian Brothers
Updated: May 31, 2016 - 3:31 pm

SACRAMENTO — Since being moved down from Division I to Division III in 2007, the Yuba City High baseball program has made playing at the Dan McAuliffe Memorial Ballparks a yearly tradition.

Saturday 12/19/2015
East Nicolaus defeats Coronado for state championship
Updated: December 21, 2015 - 8:29 pm

The Mid-Valley has its first ever state champion in prep football.

Sunday 12/13/2015
Site set for East Nicolaus state final
Posted: December 13, 2015

The CIF has told it to the Spartans: They're headed to San Diego.

Sunday 12/06/2015
Home cookin’ for Sutter, East Nic
Posted: December 06, 2015

Two local prep football teams received great news on Sunday: The CIF State playoffs are coming to the Mid-Valley this weekend.

Frosh football: Honkers edge Jesuit on last-second TD
Posted: September 06, 2015

In Carmichael — Bryce Rogers ran in a 31-yard touchdown with five seconds left to lift the Honkers to a 33-31 victory over Jesuit on Friday.

Thursday 12/11/2014
Sutter receiving corps bonded over similar backgrounds, future goals
Updated: December 13, 2014 - 9:38 pm

He wasn't walking down the Yellow Brick Road, it was more like dirt and gravel, but Elijah Dean had that we're-not-in-Kansas-anymore moment on his first day walking to school at Sutter High.

Sunday 12/07/2014
Sutter ready to find out bowl game fate
Updated: December 07, 2014 - 11:21 pm

After a week in limbo, the Sutter High football team will find out this afternoon if it is selected for the Division III Northern California Regional Bowl Game.

Saturday 11/15/2014
Yellowjackets have simply too much sting
Updated: November 17, 2014 - 11:06 pm

When Williams and Colusa High met on Oct. 3, the county rivals engaged in a knock-down, drag-out defensive battle that went to overtime before the Yellowjackets squeaked out a thrilling 20-14 victory.

Huskies steamroll into second round
Updated: November 15, 2014 - 12:33 am

Quick touchdown after quick touchdown went up on the scoreboard as the undefeated Sutter High football team shut out Wheatland 48-0 in the first round of the Northern Section Division III playoffs on Friday night.

Sunday 11/09/2014
YUBA COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Melvin, 49ers chop down Redwoods
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Needing a win to keep its bowl dreams alive, the Yuba College football team shut down College of the Redwoods to earn a 35-14 victory on Saturday in Eureka.

Sunday 11/02/2014
49ers slip past Monterey
Updated: November 03, 2014 - 10:58 pm

It was a frustrating afternoon for the Yuba College football coaches, but the 49ers once again came up with big plays in critical moments.

Friday 10/31/2014
WEEK 9 PREVIEW: River Valley looking for magic win No. 6
Posted: October 31, 2014

A two-game slide put the River Valley High football team in a tough spot, but the Falcons can bolster their postseason résumé with a win over River City in the regular season finale.

Sunday 10/26/2014
49ers blow by Los Medanos
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 11:07 pm

Dark skies and wind gusts up to 35 mph greeted the Yuba College football team on Saturday afternoon as the 49ers hosted Los Medanos in a key Pacific 7 Conference contest in Linda.

Friday 10/10/2014
Falcons not looking past Patriots
Posted: October 10, 2014

The biggest games of the year against Inderkum and Yuba City are right on the horizon, but that doesn't mean the River Valley High football team is looking past tonight's Tri-County Conference clash at home against Pioneer.

Sutter opens BVL title defense with target on back
Updated: October 12, 2014 - 11:46 pm

The Sutter High football team knows tonight's Butte View League opener marks the beginning of a five-game stretch where the Huskies will receive every team's best shot.

WEEK 6 PREVIEW: Yuba City begins playoff push vs. River City
Posted: October 10, 2014

All hope is not lost for the Yuba City High football team to make the playoffs — they just need a little help along the way.

Teams open MVL slate with high hopes
Posted: October 10, 2014

An 0-2 start a distant memory, the East Nicolaus High football team is focused on its most important contest yet when undefeated Williams rolls into town tonight for the Mid-Valley League opener.

Friday 09/26/2014
Honkers take on defending TCC champs
Posted: September 26, 2014

The playoff window for the Yuba City High football team remains open a crack despite a 1-3 start to the season, but the road to the postseason is riddled with challenges.

Huskies rolling into homecoming
Posted: September 26, 2014

The Sutter High football team is trying not to buy into the hype.

Marysville, Lindhurst meet for 42nd time
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 11:06 am

This may be his first year roaming the sidelines as head football coach at Lindhurst High, but that doesn't mean Sean Schneider is a newcomer when it comes to the rivalry with Marysville.

WEEK 4 PREVIEW: R.V., Rio Linda open TCC
Posted: September 26, 2014

The Rio Linda High football team makes its Tri-County Conference debut tonight against River Valley on the Falcons' homecoming after moving into the TCC from the Capital Valley Conference.

Saturday 09/20/2014
River Valley falls in another heartbreaker
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 12:02 am

River Valley High's home facility of Falcon Stadium has become a house of horrors for the Falcons football team in 2014.

Big first half lifts Gridley past Live Oak in 6th annual Harvest Bowl
Updated: September 20, 2014 - 12:45 am

Though his team entered the game at 0-2, Gridley High football coach John Cooprider had a feeling his Bulldogs squad was due for a breakout performance in the sixth annual Harvest Bowl against Live Oak on Friday night.

Williams outlasts Pierce in Rice Bowl
Updated: September 23, 2014 - 2:21 pm

The Pierce High football team will have to wait a year for a chance to reach win No. 50 against Colusa County rival Williams after the Yellowjackets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 20-14 victory in the Rice Bowl on Friday at McCarl Field in Williams.

AROUND THE VALLEY: Yuba City hangs tough in 7-0 loss in Elk Grove
Updated: September 20, 2014 - 12:29 am

The Honkers knew the score.

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Yuba College volleyball sweeps Contra Costa in BVC opener
Updated: September 20, 2014 - 12:23 am

A group of road warriors is what the Yuba College volleyball team is going to have to be, and the 49ers met that mark on Friday night in San Pablo.

Sunday 09/14/2014
49ers give one away
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 11:34 pm

For a fleeting instant, it appeared the Yuba College football team was on its way to victory on Saturday night.

Wednesday 09/03/2014
Sutter all alone on top of Div. III
Posted: September 03, 2014

A partial schedule for Week Zero was enough for complete agreement on the No. 1 team in every division of the Northern Section Prep Football Media Poll.

Wednesday 03/26/2014
YC's Van Poole inks letter with Dakota Wesleyan
Posted: March 26, 2014

Ever since picking up the game of football as a third-grader nearly a decade ago, Yuba City High's Austin Van Poole has called the backfield his home.

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